Saturday, January 05, 2013

Viewpoint: The small business of 2063 - Alastair Reynolds

"Our world is changing faster than ever and, in recent years, a number of transformative technologies have moved from science fiction and the research and development R&D laboratory into the realm of practical application. Continue reading the main story Special Report: The Technology of Business Rise of the warehouse robots Much more than a fancy calculator The transparent supply chain Ecommerce tests India's patience Would you pay 20p to read an article? These new technologies, combined with demographic shifts and globalisation, will have a profound impact on the future of SMEs. Who would have thought that advanced machinery and electronics such as GPS navigation tools, which only a decade ago would have seemed completely science fictional, would now be a part of our everyday lives?" 3.5 out of 5